October 7, 1940
The regular monthly meeting of the West Lafayette Library Board was held on the seventh of October at seven o’clock. Mr. McComb was the only board member absent. Mr. Ellerbrook was welcomed to the Board for the first time. He was appointed to fill the expired term of Mr. Bechdolt, the appointment was made by the school board. Mr. Bechdolt succeeded Mr. Burtsfield on the library board.
Miss Cunningham presided and the secretary read the report of September meeting. The report was accepted. Miss Cunningham explained the certification of librarians. A bid is to be presented to the Indiana Assembly dealing with this subject.
Bills for the amount of $410.50 were checked and voted paid.
The Board discussed ways and means for purchasing a site for a new library. Mr. Creek moved that the president be appointed to investigate possible procedures. The motion was passed.
Mrs. Dickey and the secretary were to attend the Indiana Library Association meeting which was held at Richmond Indiana on October 18th.
The secretary read a list of term expiration dates as follows:
Mr. McComb – Circuit Court – 14 Nov. 1941
Mrs. Lowell Martin – School Board – 14 Nov. 1941
Mr. Ellerbrook – School Board – 14 Nov. 1941
Mr. Vawter – Council – 14 Nov. 1941
Mr. Creek – Council – 14 Nov. 1941
Miss Cunningham – Circuit Court – 14 Nov. 1940
Mrs. McKee – Circuit Court – 14 Nov. 1940
Motion for adjournment was made and passed.
Miss Emma Cunningham – Pres.
Emma McKee – sec.